Injured Workers’ Benefit Fund

Injured Workers’ Benefit Fund

By |2017-02-01T22:31:46-06:00January 15th, 2017|Lawyers & Insurance|

The Injured Workers' Benefit Fund pays workers' compensation benefits to Illinois workers whose employers have failed to provide insurance coverage as required by law and have failed to pay the benefits owed to them. Uninsured Employers Subject to Penalties and Fines Employers in Illinois are generally required to obtain insurance coverage to pay benefits under

Illinois State Treasurer Required to File Appeal Bond in Injured Workers’ Benefit Fund Cases

By |2017-01-15T13:36:19-06:00December 14th, 2016|Court Decisions|

In Illinois State Treasurer v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, 2015 IL 117418 Google Scholar | Illinois Courts PDF, the Illinois Supreme Court considered whether the Injured Workers’ Benefit Fund was required to file an appeal bond to appeal the decision of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission. The appeal bond requirement is found in section 19(f)(2) of the Act,